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You Can Help Airlines Return Your Lost Bags To You

Lost baggage is not fun for anyone. For travelers, lost baggage means no clothes, no toiletries, possibly lost business materials or gifts. For airlines, lost baggage means their staff is subjected to irate travelers, a decrease is customer satisfaction and the added expense of tracking down lost bags, shipping and delivering lost bags, not to…

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Staying Comfortable On Long Flights

Long flights, love them or hate then one thing is undeniable, they are uncomfortable, especially in economy class.   Seats are cramped, knees are banged and seat mates are annoying … OK, there is no known cure for an annoying seatmate aside from good noise canceling headsets and pretending to not understand the language you…

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Carry On Bag Allowance Guide For 100+ Airlines

Airline carry on allowances change from time to time, new airlines start up and old ones fade away … so it is time for Flying With Fish to update the carry on baggage allowance guide created for 68 airlines back in June 2009.  This updated guide to airline baggage allowance covers more than 100 airlines,…

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Reader Mail “What Are The Key Benefits To Being An Elite?”

Choosing a frequent flyer program can have many variables to choose from. In the scheme of things, with all programs being not being equal, what is the essential frequent flyer benefit for business travelers?   Mohammed Akbar, from Kuwait, writes, “I am searching for the key benefits of joining a frequent flyer program as a…

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Reader Mail : Is There A Better Way To Get My Stuff Through Security?

Getting from the ‘land side’ to the ‘air side’ of an airport security checkpoint can be frustrating, especially for infrequent flyers. Airport security checkpoints in the US and around the world may have different designs, but the process of getting through a checkpoint with your belonging is always the same.   This reader mail comes…

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Get An Airline Upgrade By Simply [Tip Here] … Um, No

On a nearly daily basis I receive promotional emails offering to teach me the secret to scoring an airline upgrade, a few times a week readers email asking about how to score an airline upgrade, at least once a week someone will complain that they didn’t get an upgrade …so what is the secret to…

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So You’ve Rented A Car At The Airport …

Rental cars are something I frequently get emails about  but tend to reply by email … seeing as though National Car Rental has asked me to take over their Facebook for the next two weeks, this seems like as good a time as any to go over some of the more frequent questions I receive.…

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A Solution To Avoid Sharing Your “Personal Wind” In Flight

Air travel has all sorts of personal hygiene and etiquette complications, being stuck in a 17.5 inch wide seat for hours on end doesn’t make these issues any easier. To cope with one complication that is rarely discussed in polite company, Solutions That Stick offers a unique solution … Subtle Butt.   Subtle Butt virtually…

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Dear TSA – MacBook Air & iPad In The Bag Or Out?

It is hard to believe I have been traveling with an iPad for well over half-a-year now and an 11″ MacBook Air for more than a month. Both of these travel tools have changed how I work on the road and how I pack … but both tools present a consistent problem at the start…

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Scottevest Travel Vest : There’s A Pocket For That

Baggage is an annoyance on the road; even carry on baggage, especially short trips.  Travel with bags slows travelers up at security check points, leaves traveler property at risk for theft or loss at security check points … and for day trips requires travelers to schlep their bags wherever they go. Yes, I admit, there…

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